cd iso to big for 700mb cd

Bug #796132 reported by miked on 2011-06-12
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casper (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: casper

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/oneiric/alpha-1/

Oneiric Ocelot Alpha 1 cd image(s) too big for 700mb cd's

oneiric-alternate-i386.iso 31-May-2011 23:13 720M Alternate install CD for PC (Intel x86) computers (standard download)

oneiric-alternate-amd64.iso 31-May-2011 23:09 715M Alternate install CD for 64-bit PC (AMD64) computers (standard download)

oneiric-desktop-amd64.iso 31-May-2011 23:39 715M Desktop CD for 64-bit PC (AMD64) computers (standard download)

oneiric-desktop-i386.iso 31-May-2011 23:41 714M Desktop CD for PC (Intel x86) computers (standard download)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: casper (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-10.44-generic 2.6.38.7
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-10-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Jun 12 00:09:22 2011
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: casper
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-03-31 (72 days ago)

miked (miked11) on 2011-06-12
tags: added: ocelot

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Development releases regularly do not fit into the 700MB limit, this will be sorted out during the release cycle and is mentioned in the release notes[1]: "This release is for developers only. Most of these images are oversize;" It is therefore not necessary to report it as a bug.

Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

[1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/OneiricOcelot/TechnicalOverview/Alpha1#Download%20the%20Alpha%201

Changed in casper (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
tags: added: iso-testing
Dan Kegel (dank) wrote :

FWIW, on my drive, I get "write track data: error after 736905216 bytes"
ubuntu-9.04 was 732909568, and worked fine. So it looks ike it's only 15MB too big for my cd-r drive.

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